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It is a time of unrest among the 28mm miniatures. All of Jasper's WIPs seem to focus on 10mm BSRs and 3D printing.  Rumor is rampant. Has Jasper forsaken his hordes of unpainted 28

Worked on some colours for the Rebel Veterans.   I mostly like them, but the gloves need to be a little different I think.....might use Leather White as the highlight, but needs a

Got the last two speeder bikes put together.  Also assembled one other little Imperial unit.....   The "head" is still removable to make priming and painting easier.   Up next

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Interesting thing with General Veers, I'd always thought he was in greys.  I'd even primed him grey expecting to paint him grey.

But that seems to have all had to do with how they filmed him, or edited him or something.  I pictured him something like this:
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Which looks pretty grey.

 

But this is an actual archive photo that they took at the set for their reference library:

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Which is way greener.
I guess I shouldn't be surprised, but man there is a TON of information on absolutely everything from Star Wars.....

 

As far my progress, I got some more stuff prepped last Friday and put a wash on my current figs. Then my shoulder and neck went on Saturday (I was supposed to have my regularly scheduled massage Thursday but it got rescheduled due to my MT hurting her shoulder).It has been really spasm-y and shaky so I've only been about to do some gluing and pinning of other figures, no new painting.  Hopefully that will get fixed up later today so I can maybe get back to painting tomorrow.
I'll get some pics posted later.....

 

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Shoulder and neck are feeling better-ish, but I decided to give them another day before trying to paint.  Instead I finished up getting stuff ready for priming.....

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So on the left are 2 boxes of Imperial Specialists (medical droid, astromech, officer and comms specialist), then another pack of bases. They'll be primed in black, as will the pieces of the measuring tools on the shelf at the top.

I wonder if I have enough bottle caps to do another 32 pack.....I have more than 32 miniatures just sitting here, not counting the ones already primed.....

On the right are 3 units of stormtroopers, 1 unit of snowtroopers and a unit of scout troopers. They will, of course, be primed in white.

At this point all I have left to assemble of Imperials is 2 units of Royal Guards, I unit of Imperial Special Forces, and the TX-225 GAVw tank.  I should probably message the store tomorrow about a few things......:poke:

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Primed in white last night.

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Hopefully will get the black done tonight.  I did find enough bottle caps for another pack of bases....

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Decided to paint at lunch today.  This is what the two looked like after the wash I did....way back on Friday.

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I decided to try things out on the officer, so she was the focus for lunch.

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I think that's looking pretty decent for her uniform.  I just need to do the face and hair.

 

 

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1 minute ago, Standifer said:

I see lots of white in your future!

You’ll have to post an army picture when you get those scouts and troopers painted.

Sooooo much white!  

I'll likely do a group shot at the end of this year with what I have painted then.  And then another when I (in theory) finish the army (at least whatever I own to that point).

Considering I have 7 units complete (Vader, 2 storms, 1 snow, 1 scout, 2 units of bikes) and, ummm, err, 25 units ( 3 storms, 1 snow, 1 scouts, 1 bikes, 1 AT-ST, Veers, 1 E-Web, Boba Fett, Palpatine, 3 royal guards, Jrennic, 1 death troopers, 1 TX-225, Bossk, 1 shores, 2 dewbacks, Iden Versio and ID10, and 3 imperial special forces)  (not counting specialists and unit expansions) waiting it could be while before I get the army "done".

Especially as I still have a list of units I want more of (mostly snows, scouts, shores and death troopers).

I have mentioned lately I have a "completionist" issue? :poke:

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I've made good progress on my commanders, especially considering my shoulder is feeling "less than stable" and I had to do eyes.

Both are pretty much done, with just the bases left to finish.

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Had to find something dark to put behind to get my phone to not adjust for all the white paint caps in the background.

I can honestly say these are the best eyes of done for the Imperials so far.  Also the ONLY eyes.....

 

Should be able to finish up the bases this evening and maybe start on something else.  Just have to decide between Palpatine (which should be pretty easy, but then eyes) or one of those units I've got primed.

May have to play with the list builder and see what I could use on Tuesday most.  we're supposed to try a full 800 point game, which is just about everything I've got painted,  plus grenades for everyone!!  ::D:

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2 completed and ready for play.

 

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General Veers, ready to hide in the back and call in artillery bombardments on the opposition.

 

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And the generic Imperial Officer (from the Imperial Specialists box). She can either be added as a stand alone commander or be added to an Imperial unit (that has a personnel slot) as a leader.

So, as I'm using the spots on the bases to indicate unit, she gets to be the first model for me to test out the mousebot markers on . If she is a stand alone commander she doesn't get a mousebot.  The same if I embed her in a unit that already has white marks (the first unit I paint gets white, btw).  But if I add her to my blue stormtroopers (for example) she gets a blue marked mousebot. There is a magnet in the bottom of the mousebot and another stuck under the base and that seems to hold nicely. None of that is strictly needed but I like the clarity and besides, mousebots ::D:.

 

 

 

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Next batch:

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My 2nd unit of Snowtroopers, the two Snowtrooper crew for the E-Web, and a Scout sniper team (sniper model and 1 regular).

They have just had their slathering of contrast Apothecary White. Will hopefully get the drybrushing done later.

I don't think I can get any of them done in time for Tuesday's game but should be able to get them all done for the game two weeks after that....

 

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Drybrushing got done this morning.

And the Soft tone on the cloth of the Snowtroopers got done this afternoon (I have the day off).

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The heavy's arms are down below... got cropped out.

 

That's likely it for today, tonight is D&D.  Might do some assembly and mold line cleaning, but that's about it.  I can't paint while playing.

 

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Found enough time to get the base Creamy Ivory over the Soft Tone on the cloth.

After work tomorrow I have a 3 day weekend.  Hoping to get these 9 plus the actual e-web done by the end of it.

 

And figure out how much everything costs after the big "adjustment" to the rules released tonight....

 

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